MA, PLPC, NCC
Stephen Stewart is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) under the clinical supervision of Julia Dooley, MA, LPC, RPT. He is board certified as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and received a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in 2021.
Stephen has been involved in providing mental health-related care and social services for more than a decade. In his career, Stephen has worked as a sexual health educator, victim’s advocate and crisis responder for those impacted by violent and/or sexual crime, Ryan White case manager serving newly diagnosed HIV-positive individuals, and clinical mental health counselor in both agency and private practices. Stephen is proud to be an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist who has been active in the queer community for many years. Additionally, he has been involved in HIV/AIDS advocacy for over 30 years and was involved in the congressional process and passage of the Ryan White CARE Act of 1990.
Stephen is dedicated to helping individuals living with HIV find greater peace, strength, and joy in life. He uses a compassionate counseling process implementing a combination of evidence-based therapeutic practices that may include Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gestalt Experiential Technique, Mindfulness-based, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and other approaches based on the client’s goals for the therapeutic relationship and setting. Stephen offers both video/telehealth and in-person sessions.
9 AM to 5 PM
9 AM to 5 PM
Psychotherapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy
Anxiety, Depression, General Mental Health, Identity Conflict, Substance/Addictive Disorders, Trauma, HIV/Aids Education and Support
General Population, LGBTQ+, First Responders/Veterans, Spiritual/Religious
CBT, EMDR, Behavioral, Mindfulness, Gestalt Experiential Technique
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